Subsystem Technologies, Inc.

  • Facilities Cost Estimator

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Job ID
  • Company Overview

    KMS Solutions, LLC , a wholly owned subsidiary of Subsystem Technologies, Inc. (SUBSYSTEMs), is dedicated to providing high quality consulting and technical services to commercial and Government clients.   Our principals are experienced in and dedicated to serving the needs of US Government related activities.   Specific market areas include the US Navy, the US Intelligence Community, the Department of Defense and its C4ISR programs, and other Federal technology and human capital management related activities.

    Our employees are located in the continental United States and globally deployed supporting decision makers at the highest levels of industry and the federal government with systems engineering, human capital development, and advisory & assistance professional services.


    Job Overview & Responsibilities

    The selected candidate will develop estimates ranging from minor (~$5k to ~$1M) to major ($10M-$50M) facilities projects. A few (less than five) may culminate in Military Construction (MILCON) projects. The candidate will develop project cost estimates by taking budget numbers from a long-term sustainment plan through ~2050 (which is made up of about 50-70 smaller projects per year) turn them into refined estimates that are defendable. The estimates will be used to develop a cost library and to update the long-term sustainment plan's cost book and for submission into BUILDER (a web based tool mandated by ODNI that develops facility condition assessments). Assist with making recommendations on how to improve the current long-term sustainment plan with a focus on helping to clearly define project scopes of work so accurate cost estimates can be developed. Prepares work to be estimated by gathering and analyzing source documentation (proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents). Identifies labor, material, and time requirements to develop estimates. Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements. Resolves discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information. Presents prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information. Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. Maintains cost data base (i.e. cost library) by entering and backing up data. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


    Individual must be TS/SCI cleared, have a current SSBI and be willing to undergo a polygraph. Possess a strong understanding of the federal acquisition process especially related to O&M and MILCON funding. Demonstrated experience developing cost estimates for modestly complex programs and projects and leading small to mid-size teams in executing plans. Also: strong analytical skills; estimating experience; reporting research results; strategic planning experience; attention to detail; requirements analysis experience; must be able to brief and explain recommendations to senior management. Understanding of DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) security regulations, directives and policies required. Strong organizational skills, to include timely delivery of finished products. Effective oral and written communication skills. Advanced proficiency in writing and grammar including the ability to edit and proofread. Proficiency with MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook). Working knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Project, AutoCAD and Primavera applications.

    Education: Bachelor's Degree with 11+ years of relevant experience. Additional experience in lieu of degree will be considered.

    Desired Skills: Experience using BUILDER software program. Customer's Security and Installations Operations experience strongly desired. Licensed architect or professional engineer (civil, mechanical, structural or electrical fields); however, engineering, science or business education and/or project management experience will be considered as possible substitutes for licensure.


    We Value The Cultural Differences Our Employees Bring To SUBSYSTEMs. We Are Proud Supporters Of Hiring Veterans And Count Them Among Our Finest. 

    We Are An Employer Of Choice And Are Committed To Our Employees Who, In Turn, Provide Continued Excellence And The Highest Service Quality Standards To Help Our Clients Achieve Their Mission.



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